UK Retail Economic Briefing

Our UK Retail Economic Briefing analyses a range of macroeconomic indicators including GDP, consumer spending, inflation, labour market, commodity prices, exchange rates, monetary indicators, credit and lending market data, house prices, mortgage data, retail sales and more.

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UK Retail Economic Briefing - March 2018

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The UK Retail Economic Briefing includes:

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Summary and economic overview
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GDP
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Labour Market
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Inflation
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Producer Prices
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Consumer Spending
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Retail Sales
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Prices, costs and margins
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House Prices
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Credit Market
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Consumer Confidence
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Wage Growth
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... and much more

Summary

GDP rose by 0.4 per cent in Q4 2017 from the previous quarter, unchanged from the second estimate and in line with the consensus view.

The growth in Q4 was driven by services, up 0.4 per cent which is a 0.2 percentage point downward revision from the second estimate.

Consumer spending rose 0.3 per cent in Q4 2017 — unchanged from the previous two quarters.

On an annual basis, consumer spending rose 1.2 per cent compared with the same quarter in 2016, the slowest rate since Q1 2012